Dog Rescue Goes International in Season 2 of DOG TALES RESCUE, May 7 on Gusto

— April 23, 2019

– Docu-series focuses on Dog Tales, an extraordinary dog rescue and sanctuary –
– This season, co-owners Rob Scheinberg and Danielle Eden-Scheinberg travel across North America and internationally to Israel –

TORONTO (April 23, 2019) – Gusto announced today the return of hit original docu-series DOG TALES RESCUE for a second season, airing Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m. ET beginning May 7. The series, co-produced by Bell Media Studios and Motion Content Group, follows the operation of Dog Tales, an animal rescue and sanctuary for sick, elderly, and abused animals. For the first time ever, new episodes of DOG TALES RESCUE will be made available on Gusto’s YouTube channel the day after broadcast. Season 1 of DOG TALES RESCUE is available now on Crave, CTV.ca, and the CTV app.

Season 2 of DOG TALES RESCUE continues to follow the action-packed day-to-day operation of Dog Tales, located just outside of Toronto, Ont. Rob Scheinberg, Danielle Eden-Scheinberg, and their dedicated team stop at nothing to rescue animals and give them a wonderful life safe from harm. From over-crowded shelters in Israel to emergency evacuations in North Carolina, the team goes the distance to find, save, and provide dogs in need with a second chance. Whether it’s a coordinated network of volunteers rescuing paralyzed dogs from Cairo, an international rescue mission, or a 30-hour road trip across Canada, the team always find a way to bring animals that need help to Dog Tales.

Season 2 also sees the farm expanding, as Ilana and her team of horse handlers not only look after 75 horses, but also welcome and care for chickens, pigs, and sheep.

Click here to view the Season 2 premiere of DOG TALES RESCUE.

In the Season 2 premiere of DOG TALES RESCUE, rescue efforts are in full swing as Rob and Danielle are in Tel-Aviv, Israel to rescue dogs from a hoarder. Meanwhile back at Dog Tales, a family is interested in adopting Athena, a dog with multiple health issues. First they must bring their own dog Lola in to see if the two dogs can get along. Plus horse handler Meghan takes care of three pigs living at Dog Tales: Matilda, George, and Elliot.

Season 2 of DOG TALES RESCUE will air on Animal Planet later this year. Season 1 of DOG TALES RESCUE previously aired on Gusto, CTV, Animal Planet, Canal Vie, Crave, Fibe VOD, and CTV.ca. Season 1 of DOG TALES RESCUE aired on AB Droit in France.

Media Note: Screeners and publicity photos are available now on TheLede.ca.

DOG TALES RESCUE is a co-production between Bell Media Studios and Motion Content Group. Jennifer Couke and Michelle Crespi are Executive Producers for Bell Media Studios. Melanie Darlaston is Executive Producer for Motion Content Group. Richard Foster is CEO of Motion Content Group and Tony Moulsdale is Motion’s Global Director of Programming. Nanci MacLean is Vice-President, Bell Media Studios and President, Pinewood Toronto Studios. Pat DiVittorio is Vice-President, Programming, CTV and Specialty, Bell Media. Mike Cosentino is President, Content and Programming, Bell Media. Randy Lennox is President, Bell Media.

About Bell Media Studios
Bell Media Studios is Canada’s leading end-to-end content creator, developing and producing 80 hours of live and taped programming in-house, each week. Award-winning titles include ETALK, THE IHEARTRADIO MMVAs, THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW, THE SOCIAL, YOUR MORNING, and many original specials. The Bell Media Studios-run Exploration Production Inc. (EPI) is a multi-award-winning producer of ambitious, original, entertaining factual documentaries and series, for both Discovery Canada and other international broadcasters, including MIGHTY SHIPS, MIGHTY TRAINS, and the upcoming MARINE DISASTERS. In association with Motion Content Group, Bell Media Studios produces original lifestyle series DOG TALES RESCUE and Gusto’s #1 series for A25-54 in 2018 WHERE TO I DO?. As the majority owner of Pinewood Toronto Studios, Bell Media Studios also oversees operations of the 33.5 acre (13.5 hectares) facility in Toronto’s Port Lands. The complex includes 11 purpose-built stages, offices, teaching facilities, and support services for a growing roster of domestic and international film and television clients.

About Motion Content Group
Motion Content Group is a global content investment and rights management company. It invests and partners with the world’s leading talent, producers and distributors to fund, develop, produce and distribute premium content. Motion supports editorially and commercially vibrant networks and platforms by helping meet the ever-increasing demand for premium content, for the benefit of advertisers and its content partners.

Headquartered in London and Los Angeles, Motion currently operates in 26 countries worldwide and has a broad range of award-winning programming distributed globally.

Motion’s content investments include global hit and record-breaking format “Love Island” (ITV Studios/Motion) produced in 11 countries with 2019 seeing the series launch on CBS in the US; Channel 4’s ground-breaking social media reality series “The Circle” (Studio Lambert/Motion) with international versions in production for Netflix; Sky originals family game show “Wild Things” with local productions including Russia, China and Argentina, and currently in production for RTL2 in Germany; long running series “Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild” (Renegade/Motion) and Indian talk show “No.1 Yaari”, now produced in five languages. Motion has also licensed global hit formats including “MasterChef Singapore” (Endemol Shine International) and “Thailand’s Got Talent” (Fremantle). Motion Content Group is part of GroupM, the world’s leading full-service media investment management operation, a WPP company.

Follow Motion on Twitter here: @motion_content.

About Gusto
Gusto, Bell Media’s premium lifestyle channel, features a mix of creative food programming and exciting home renovation, travel, and lifestyle shows. Gusto features a robust slate of original Canadian series including BONACINI’S ITALY, DNA DINNERS, SPENCER’S BIG 30, DOG TALES RESCUE, and WHERE TO I DO?, as well as acquired series from stars such as Jamie Oliver and Nigella Lawson. Gusto is distributed to more than nearly five million households across Canada and is also available on demand via participating television service providers. Gusto is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.

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